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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  right front
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  steering wheel  E-code Snowshoe White
1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top   Base V-8 price new  $2,707.97  (L.A. Calif.) includes Transparent Top ($69.49) & std  Ford Y-block V-8  272-cid 162-hp 2-bbl dual-exh U-code eng, Conv Dr 3-spd trans, 10" clutch, 3.78 (opt 3.89) rear axle, & 6.70 x 15" bias 4-ply tubeless bsw tires. This example has opt "Unique" Style-Tone Two-Tone WE-code  Tropical Rose  &  Snowshoe White  paint +$26.90, Fordomatic Dr +$178.20, Body Mount Mirrors +$10, & Rear Fender Shields +$18.30. The photo shows aftermarket 1962-64 Ford Thunderbird-style (Kelsey-Hayes) chrome Wire Wheel Rims (+$ n/a) & modern 710R x 15" radial-ply 2-3/4" wide Whitewall Tires (+$ n/a).



1955 Ford Car & Station Wagon Models & Specs

INDEX  Model links . . .
•  Mainline Tudor Bus Sdn  3pass
•  Mainline Tudor Sedan
•  Mainline Fordor Sedan
•  Customline Tudor Sedan
•  Customline Fordor Sedan
•  Fairlane Club Sedan  2dr
•  Fairlane Town Sedan  4dr
•  Fairlane Victoria  2dr hdtp
•  Fairlane Crown Victoria  (steel top)
•  Fairlane Crown Vic Transparent Top
•  Fairlane Sunliner  2dr conv
•  Ranch Wagon  2dr 6pass
•  Custom Ranch Wagon  2dr 6pass
•  6-Passenger Country Sedan  4dr wagon
•  8-Passenger Country Sedan  4dr wagon
•  Country Squire  4dr 8pass "woody" wagon
•  Courier (Sedan Delivery)  2dr 1pass panel
 
1955 Meteor Car & Station Wagon Models & Specs

INDEX  Model links . . .
•  Meteor Bus Coupe  2dr 3pass
•  Meteor Two-Door Sedan
•  Meteor Four-Door Sedan
•  Meteor Ranch Wagon  2dr 6pass
 
•  Meteor Niagara Two-Door Sedan
•  Meteor Niagara Four-Door Sedan
•  Meteor Niagara Ranch Wagon  2dr 6pass
•  Meteor Niagara Ctry Sedan  4dr 8pass wgn

 
•  Meteor Rideau Club Sedan  2dr
•  Meteor Rideau Town Sedan  4dr
•  Meteor Rideau Victoria  2dr hdtp
•  Meteor Rideau Crown Victoria  (steel top)
•  Meteor Rideau Sunliner  2dr conv
•  Meteor Rideau Ctry Sedan  4dr 8pass wgn
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  inside view
Blue-green  tinted 1/4-in-thick molded acrylic-plastic transparent top (not PLEXIGLAS®) bars up to 60% of sun heat rays & 72% of glare & a pull-out 2-section 3-zipper adjustable "aluminized nylon" curtain. Curtain Operation, Owner's Manual (here)
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  interior front
Interior  "Rose Quilted & White Vinyls"  AS-code  White Vinyl  &  Magenta (Rose) Vinyl :
       •  White Vinyl  seat bolster & rear fold down arm rest (skiver-grained)
       •  Magenta (Rose) Vinyl  seat cushion & seat back (skiver-grained, quilted, laterally pleated)
       •  W-code  Tropical Rose  upper inst panel, garnish mldg, sun visor bracket
       •  E-code  Snowshoe White  lower inst panel, steering wheel, steering column, seat side shield
       •  Black  carpeting (looped rayon)

1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  interior rear
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top    Ford Y-block 272-cid 162-hp 2-bbl dual-exh  U-code eng
Std  Ford Y-block V-8  272-cid 162-hp 2-bbl single-exh (opt dual) U-code eng (dual-exh Fairlane & stn wagon)
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  data plate
SERIAL NO.  U5GF165121
U   ENGINE TYPE - Ford Y-block V-8  272-cid 162-hp 2-bbl
5   PRODUCTION YEAR - 1955
G   ASSEMBLY PLANT - Chicago, Illinois
F   BODY STYLE - Fairlane Crown Victoria/Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top
165121   CONSECUTIVE UNIT NO. (starting at 100001) - 65,121st vehicle (of all models) assembled, Chicago, 1955 model-year
64B   BODY (TYPE)  - Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top   (NOTE  "64A" denotes steel top)
WE   COLOR (EXT)  - Tropical Rose  &  Snowshoe White
AS   TRIM (INT COLOR)  - White Vinyl  &  Magenta (Rose) Vinyl
PRODUCTION CODE  25D KC787B
25   DAY OF THE MONTH  scheduled for assembly - on or about the 25th (a Monday)
D   MONTH  scheduled for assembly - April, (1955)
KC787B   SCHEDULED ITEM NO. (assigned by plant to body) - [not determined by editor]
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1955 Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria Transparent Top  right rear
Opt Style-Tone Two-Tone WE-code  Tropical Rose  &  Snowshoe White  ext paint +$26.90
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1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan
1956 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan  "Lemonade"  Restored  History & Data Plate
Restored   History & Data Plate



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Owned 2003-2009 as "Lemonade" by Chuck Gardiner
North Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Currently owned as "Sandie" by Rob Johnson
Courtenay (Vancouver Island), B.C., Canada
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